Strongman Wheelbarrow

Strongman Wheelbarrow


This exercise involves pushing a heavy wheelbarrow loaded with weights or other objects for a certain distance or time. It is a full-body workout that targets the legs, core, and upper body, and is often used in Strongman competitions.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Strongman Wheelbarrow Instructions

  1. Load the StrongMan Wheelbarrow with weights or other heavy objects.
  2. Stand behind the wheelbarrow with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  3. Bend your knees and grip the handles of the wheelbarrow with both hands.
  4. Lift the wheelbarrow by straightening your legs and pushing through your heels.
  5. Walk forward while pushing the wheelbarrow, keeping your back straight and your core engaged.
  6. Continue walking for a set distance or time, or until you feel fatigued.
  7. To stop, slowly lower the wheelbarrow back to the ground and release your grip on the handles.

Strongman Wheelbarrow Form & Visual

Strongman Wheelbarrow

Strongman Wheelbarrow Benefits

  • Improves grip strength
  • Develops core stability and strength
  • Targets the upper and lower body muscles, including the shoulders, back, legs, and glutes
  • Enhances cardiovascular endurance
  • Increases overall functional strength and power

Strongman Wheelbarrow Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Core muscles (abdominals and lower back)
  • Forearms
  • Shoulders

Strongman Wheelbarrow Variations & Alternatives

  • Single Arm StrongMan Wheelbarrow
  • Partner StrongMan Wheelbarrow
  • Farmer’s Walk StrongMan Wheelbarrow
  • Backward StrongMan Wheelbarrow
  • Obstacle Course StrongMan Wheelbarrow